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24-year-old charged in connection with West End drug bust
The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force has charged 24-year-old Olicity Lans of Hannah Estate in connection with the major drug incident at Fort Recovery, Tortola on Sunday, April 11.
Lans has been charged with: the importation of drugs, being concerned in the supply of drugs, and possession of a controlled drug.
He will appear in Magistrate’s Court at the next available sitting.
The joint operation Sunday afternoon led US and local authorities in pursuit of a go-fast boat which ultimately was beached in the area of Fort Recovery.
A significant quantity of suspected cocaine – with an estimated street value of $27 million – was recovered from the waters nearby.
Younger people dying from COVID in Trinidad -CMO
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Gov’ts vaccination drive is no fear-mongering exercise - Hon Malone
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Two males charged in connection with Catherine Pickering murder
Police at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) have charged two additional persons in connection to the robbery killing of Catherine Pickering on April 18, 2021.
Antigua launches campaign to reward citizens who get vaccinated
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Proposed legislation provides police protection for Whistleblower, family
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NAGICO & Rotary Club of Tortola donate wheelchairs to BVIPA
NAGICO Insurances has joined forces with Rotary Club of Central Tortola to donate much-needed wheelchairs to the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA).
AG & Cabinet Secretary appear in 1st CoI hearing
The first hearing of the questionable Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into Governance in the Virgin Islands called by the controversial ex-governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert and fully ...
Health Minister slams BVI News article on mandatory vaccination as ‘Fake News’
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Contractor General legislation to act as watchdog
Premier Andrew Fahie said the VIP government’s proposed Contractor General Act, 2021 is to be seen as an extra layer of accountability that will ensure good governance of the te...
Stop misleading the public! I’m not the only director of Pier Park
Local businesswoman Patsy Lake has called on talk show personality Ray George to stop misleading the public regarding recent statements he made during the Hot Seat radio programme.
BVI doesn’t print money, says Fahie on requests for more stimulus
Premier Andrew Fahie remains evasive about whether a second round of stimulus will be presented by his government to badly hurting businesses in the territory; further fuelling ...
CIBC First Carib’n donates $10K to Public Health for COVID response
CIBC First Caribbean International Bank (FCIB) is being congratulated for its timely cash donation to the BVI Public Health Unit to aid the government’s COVID-19 response.
About-turn? Cabinet to now consider mandatory vaccination
Just as the territory is expected to reopen its borders fully in the coming weeks, the government will now be considering whether mandatory vaccination should be implemented loc...
Two more charged in connection to robbery-homicide! 7 now implicated
An additional two males have been charged in connection to the robbery that resulted in the death of Catherine Pickering on April 18.
Dogecoin Price Tops $0.69 to Become Top-4 Crypto with $83B market Cap
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Crypto Trading Is Booming In India Despite Central Bank's Scare Tactics
According to a local media source, crypto trading in India is on the rise. This comes as the Indian government is mulling over a ban on private digital currencies, which they sa...
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The Russian vaccine has at least one proven side effect: dividing Europe
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Attorneys in Gates divorce also worked on Bezos split
Two of attorneys on opposite sides of the divorce case of Bill and Melinda Gates also represented the two opposing sides in the 2019 divorce case involving Amazon founder Jeff B...
WHO chief welcomes US "historic decision" to support the release of patents for anticovid vaccines
The head of the WHO has been advocating for months for this measure, which India and South Africa proposed to the World Trade Organization.
Night of chaos in Bogotá – burning of police posts with police officers inside
The violent protests began on April 28 and until today have left, according to the Attorney General's Office, 19 dead.
Success! SpaceX lands Mars rocket prototype for the first time
SpaceX just launched another test flight of an early Mars rocket prototype at its South Texas facility, sending the towering silver vehicle soaring up to about six miles above E...
Malta: Cash payments of €10,000 for gold, cars, and property no longer possible
Laundering dirty money through luxury purchases made in cash has become a tad harder since cash transactions of €10,000 and higher were made illegal last March.
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